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The Human Rights Act

This webinar covers understanding the principles of the Human Rights Act, and how they do and don’t apply when you are interviewing and selecting candidates.

The Privacy Act

The Privacy Commission have free online modules covering different aspects of the Privacy Act, and we recommend that all People Professionals complete these.

Privacy ABC covers the principles and how they are applied in practise. Employment & Privacy gives you an underestanding of privacy rights and responsibilties in the employment context.

Criminal Record Act

This webinar covers the legal provisions of the Criminal Record (Clean Slate) Act, how and when it applies and the processes and issues for HR and Talent professionals to consider.

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Types of Employees

This webinar covers understanding the different types of employees including part timers, casuals, fixed termers and seasonal workers and the issues to know about each.

Using trial periods

This webinar covers the legal provisions of using trial periods so you can correctly advise whether a hiring manager can use one, and how it works.

Zero Hours and Casuals

This webinar covers zero hour arrangement and how they work so you represent the role correctly to candidates if this is being offered.

Employment Agreements

This webinar covers the different clauses that may be in the employment offer so you can advise the candidate correctly on the details of the role.

Meal Breaks and Flexible Work

This webinar covers understanding the legal provisions around meal breaks and flexible working, so you can correctly represent the role to candidates.

Search Plans

This webinar covers:

Designing Adverts

This webinar covers different approaches you can take to designing graphic or written adverts, and how to engage with your candidate through your recruitment advert.

Selection & Short Listing

This webinar covers different methods you can use to build objective short-listing and selection processes to ensure that the right candidates get chosen. You will also learn how to use psychometric testing and assessment centres.

Interview Skills

This webinar covers understanding different interviewing theories, and how to write an effective interview question. It also includes tips and techniques on how to build rapport with candidates and interview effectively.

Candidate Checks

This webinar covers the processes around conducting different candidate checks – references, credit checks, qualifications and more. The legal issues and what to look out for.

 Candidate Care

This webinar covers techniques to use to manage candidates, provide the right experience and how to decline them for a role. We also cover how to work with the hiring manager (HM) to build a good relationship.

Implementing New Systems

This webinar covers tools and techniques to use when choosing and implementing a new ATS or other recruitment systems.

Your Digital Brand

This webinar covers key principles of how you represent yourself and your company to attract and find candidates in the digital world.

Your Tech Stack

This webinar covers different recruitment and talent systems that are available and what to consider for your technology stack.

Search Platforms

This webinar covers how to use basic search principles and platforms – LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and your own database.

Developing Strategy

This webinar covers the steps to take to develop your ATS and Recruitment strategy, different models that you can use and how to measure success.

Talent Pools

This webinar covers tools and techniques to use to build and manage talent pools within your business or externally.

 Writing a Business Case

This webinar covers tools and techniques to use to write an effective business case to create change in your organisation.

EVP and Employment Brands

This webinar covers the elements of building and curating an engaging EVP and employment brand, and case studies of employment brand success stories.

Relationship Building

This webinar covers how you can build effective working relationships with hiring managers in your business and the executive team.

Diversity and Inclusion

This webinar covers how you can build diversity and inclusion into your attraction and selection processes and understanding Maori protocol and values.

Agency vs


This webinar covers the different aspects of working in an agency vs in house and tools and techniques to use to manage successfully.

Leading a Team

This webinar covers different tools, techniques and systems to use to lead an effective recruitment team including managing remotely.

Your Leadership Brand

This webinar covers the factors that can impact on your leadership style and how to be proactive in creating and implementing your own leadership brand.


The APPNZ Recruitment Webinar programme covers key technical and strategic skills you need to know for your career split into five different areas.

You can watch either individually or as a team, and then complete the practical exercises to test your knowledge or skills.  If you miss the live webinar, you can purchase the recording and complete the module.


APPNZ members receive 8 webinars as part of their annual membership fee.

APPNZ members can also register for further webinars for $25.  

Non members can register for webinars for $45.  


You’ll hear from a range of recruitment professionals who will share practical tips and techniques on different areas that they are passionate about, as well as sharing their learning career path with you.

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